SA Premier Jay Weatherill has adopted recommendations of an expert low-carbon economy panel, setting a 2050 target of zero net emissions and 100% renewable energy.
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Report says Australia will only meet emissions target by using Kyoto ‘accounting benefit’. In real terms, emissions headed for 4% above 2000 levels by 2020.
New report offers a whole lot of context for the huge climate threat posed by the federal government approved Carmichael coal mine.
The Paris climate pledges may not bring the world as close to the 2°C target as we think. There is a notable absence of long term targets.
NSW Greens challenge Premier Baird to adopt nation-leading climate policy, including a target of zero net emissions by 2040, in a climate bill introduced into state Parliament on Thursday.
A Chinese cap-and-trade carbon pricing program is scheduled to begin in 2017, and will be the world’s largest carbon market.
Ahead of releasing Australia’s emissions reduction target for 2030, all signs suggest the Abbott government will keep ambition levels low, while turning up rhetoric about economy-harming carbon policies and ‘massive’ electricity prices.
If you look at the carbon tax as an experiment, there are four main conclusions you can draw from its results, 12 months after the price was removed.
What if you could grow biofuels on land nobody wants, using just seawater and sunlight, and produce food at the same time?